Late bloomers

The Gerbera daisies are still kicking up a storm in mid October in the backyard here in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I’m so glad my dear wife Karen put them in the earth months ago. She has mentioned how she wondered if this was a batch that would go bloodless all year long. Nope.…

Lights and boats

The boats were not quite all gone from the past busy season at Onondaga Lake Yacht Club marina. The lights were not quite all put up for the upcoming Lights on the Lake extravaganza. But this juxtaposition this week made for one heck of an October comparison.

Here’s the orange

My work colleagues and I saw for the first time during our Thursday afternoon break walk from the library, a tree around the path at Onondaga Lake Park that I would qualify as truly orange. Yes, I consider this a late arriving splash.

Trying for the L, I and Y

Every time our Library Communications Team meets at the Central branch in downtown Syracuse, the sight of the main sign through the glass-enclosed staircase enthralled me as I head to the second-floor meeting room. I can’t quite figure out how to get the whole red word in the frame. I’ll take another approach next time.

Going, going, bye sunset

The sun seems to set faster this time of year. We were doing something in the kitchen when my dear wife Karen mentioned how beautiful the sunset looked out the window.’ So I quick grabbed my iPhone 8 and dashed out the front door. I snapped at the end of our driveway, a bit frustrated.…

Thank you, Captain David Wright

While baseball fans concentrate on the excitement of the playoffs, I must tip my hat in tribute to my captain. Thank you, David Wright. My New York Mets set up one heck of a special nights for their third baseman on the next-to-last game of the regular season. For those of you keeping score at…